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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Then \Then\ ([th][e^]n), adv. [Originally the same word as than. See Than.]
At that time (referring to a time specified, either past or future).
And the Canaanite was then in the land.
--Gen. xii. 6.
Now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.
--1 Cor. xiii. 1
2. Soon afterward, or immediately; next; afterward.
First be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.
--Matt. v. 24.
At another time; later; again. One while the master is not aware of what is done, and then in other cases it may fall out to be own act. --L'Estrange. By then.
By that time.
By the time that. [Obs.]
But that opinion, I trust, by then this following argument hath been well read, will be left for one of the mysteries of an indulgent Antichrist.
Now and then. See under Now, adv.
Till then, until that time; until the time mentioned.
Note: Then is often used elliptically, like an adjective, for then existing; as, the then administration.
Then \Then\, conj.
In that case; in consequence; as a consequence; therefore; for this reason.
If all this be so, then man has a natural freedom.
Now, then, be all thy weighty cares away.
Usage: Then, Therefore. Both these words are used in reasoning; but therefore takes the lead, while then is rather subordinate or incidental. Therefore states reasons and draws inferences in form; then, to a great extent, takes the point as proved, and passes on to the general conclusion. ``Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God.''
--Rom. v. 1. ``So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.''
--Rom. x. 17.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
adverb of time, Old English þanne, þænne, þonne, from Proto-Germanic *thana- (cognates: Old Frisian thenne, Old Saxon thanna, Dutch dan, Old High German danne, German dann), from PIE demonstrative pronoun root *to- (see the).\n
\nAs a conjunction, "in that case, therefore," in Old English. As an adjective, "being at that time," from 1580s. As a noun from early 14c. For further sense development, see than. Similar evolutions in other Germanic languages; Dutch uses dan in both senses, but German has dann (adv.) "then," denn (conj.) "than." Now and then "at various times" is attested from 1550s; earlier then and then (c.1200).
a. being so at that time adv. (label en temporal location) At that time. conj. (obsolete spelling of than English) n. That time
adj. at a specific prior time; "the then president" [syn: then(a)]
n. that time; that moment; "we will arrive before then"; "we were friends from then on"
adv. subsequently or soon afterward (often used as sentence connectors); "then he left"; "go left first, then right"; "first came lightning, then thunder"; "we watched the late movie and then went to bed"; "and so home and to bed" [syn: so, and so, and then]
in that case or as a consequence; "if he didn't take it, then who did?"; "keep it then if you want to"; "the case, then, is closed"; "you've made up your mind then?"; "then you'll be rich"
at that time; "I was young then"; "prices were lower back then"; "science as it was then taught"
Then may refer to:
- Then language, spoken in Guizhou, China
- Then (Canadian series), a 1999 compilation album released in Canada
- Then (Misako Odani album), a 2002 album by Japanese singer Misako Odani
- Then: The Earlier Years, a 1997 compilation album by rock band They Might Be Giants
- "Then" (The Charlatans song), 1990
- "Then" (Brad Paisley song), 2009
- Part of the "if-then-else" conditional construct in computer programming
Then is an album by Japanese singer/pianist Misako Odani, released March 21, 2002 on the Universal label. It was co-produced by Misako and Hirokazu Sakurai.
Track 9 was later featured on the compilation album LOVE-51 ～アイニコイ. In the CD booklet, it is listed as being the "winter wedding song for Mr. & Mrs. Amane".
"Then" is the third single released by the English alternative rock band The Charlatans. It was released on 10 September 1990 and was the second single from the group's debut album; Some Friendly. It reached #12 on the UK Singles Chart, #11 Irish Singles Chart and #4 on the Billboard Modern Rock chart in the US.
"Then" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Brad Paisley. It is his twenty-third entry on the Billboard country charts, debuting at number 26 on the chart week of April 4, 2009. The song is the lead-off single from his seventh studio album, American Saturday Night, which was released via Arista Nashville on June 30, 2009. It is one of Paisley's four songs certified 2× Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, the others being " She's Everything", " Whiskey Lullaby", and " Remind Me". Paisley wrote this song with Ashley Gorley and Chris DuBois.
Usage examples of "then".
Why then should not this first, primitive, health-enjoying and life-sustaining class of our people be equally accommodated in all that gives to social and substantial life, its due development?
We shall, then, proceed at once to discuss their proper accommodation, in the cheapest and most familiar method with which we are acquainted.
I hung up, got through to the duty engineer officer, asked him to detain some men to come to the passenger accommodation, made another call to tommy wilson, the second officer, then asked to be put through to the captain.
Sophie went to the piano, played with feeling, and then sang some Italian airs, to the accompaniment of the guitar, too well for her age.
Then, turning towards me, he says that I look like a foreigner, and when I say that I am an Italian he begins to speak to me of the court, of the city, of the theatres, and at last he offers to accompany me everywhere.
The older girl opened the door and, with a nervous little giggle, pushed her accomplice into the closet, then followed, closing the door.
Then supper was prepared sumptuously, and the new companion said unto the other, You ought to accompt me not onely your Captaine in robbery and fight, but also in pleasures and jolity, whereupon by and by with pleasant cheere he prepared meat, and trimming up the house he set all things in order, and brought the pottage and dainty dishes to the Table: but above all he plyed them wel with great pots and jugs of wine.
For my part, I shall take all immaginable care that the Fathers who preach the Holy Gospell to those Indians over whom I have power bee not in the least ill treated, and upon that very accompt have sent for one of each nation to come to me, and then those beastly crimes you reproove shall be checked severely, and all my endevours used to surpress their filthy drunkennesse, disorders, debauches, warring, and quarrels, and whatsoever doth obstruct the growth and enlargement of the Christian faith amongst those people.
This, then, is compelling oneself, and, clearly, it is not contrary to liberty and rationality, but in accord with them.
We also know-now-that Elser lived on at Sachsenhausen and then Dachau concentration camps, being accorded, apparently on the express orders of Hitler, who had personally gained so much from the bombing, quite humane treatment under the circumstances.
We would then be faced with the problem of the respect to be accorded the legislative judgment on an issue as to which, in default of that judgment, we have been forced to depend upon our own.
In his early days at Andersen, Duncan struck up a friendship with Causey, then just another accountant in the Houston office.
Then, thanks to mark-to-market accounting, most of that could be booked as income.
But somehow it flowed along the field lines and then into the accretion disk.
Take away the opportunity of the individual to accumulate wealth for himself, and you remove the temptation for fraud, theft and numerous other crimes, for there is then no incentive left for them.